Explorations of Teamwork: The Lahti Symphony Orchestra

My Editor’s Choice for this time around is a look-back to a 2002 article in Harmony by Tina Ward and Robert Wagner.  In it they write about their experiences with the Lahti Symphony Orchestra. It’s an inspiring story about a small town orchestra in Finland that, at that time, was making big waves in its excellence and the way it was governed. But, that was twelve years ago, and a lot can happen over that time period, so I went to the orchestra’s website to see if they were even still in business. Judging from their website they are more than just in business, they are thriving. What a great example of what is possible when the stakeholders all pull the wagon in the same direction. To read the article click here.

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Ramon Ricker

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